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Comcast Stands By Internet Filtering, What’s Your Take?

Comcast Stands By Internet Filtering, What’s Your Take?

The cable giant, Comcast Corp has formally admitted to FCC with the uses of Managed Internet Traffic to slow down customers’ file-sharing application, intentionally. They blamed peer-to-peer services like BitTorrent as the main culprit of network congestion and said a managed network is a necessity to prevent heavy users with similar application for media sharing like video, movie and music, etc.

The Clinic at Wal-Mart, coming soon

The Clinic at Wal-Mart, coming soon

The does-it-all, retailing behemoth Wal-Mart has been criticized of forcing smaller, family-owned businesses out of business, direct or indirectly with extremely competitive price. Now, they are gunning for neighborhood family clinics. The world's largest retailer will open its first in-store medical clinics, as joint venture with local hospital systems in Atlanta, Dallas and Little Rock in April.

Microsoft ready to take over Yahoo for $44.6 billion

Microsoft ready to take over Yahoo for $44.6 billion

In not so surprising move, Microsoft bids for Yahoo with $44.6 billion in cash and stock to stay competitive against Google. Microsoft’s Live.com has not been very successful in capturing more online services market share. By buying out Yahoo, it will allow Microsoft to stay in the game, at least for now. Microsoft bid $31 per share for Yahoo. We’ll keep you updated on the development of this story.

[via yahoo]

Eye-Fi Team up Nikon to bring Eye-Fi-Connected’s D60

Eye-Fi Team up Nikon to bring Eye-Fi-Connected’s D60

EYE-FI, the world’s first wireless memory card that we have covered back in a few articles then, like the FCC approval or review wound-up, if that jog your memory, has teamed up with Nikon to bring you the same technology on the newly announced D60. The D60 will be the first ‘Eye-Fi Connected ’ digital camera that allows direct wireless images transfer straight from the camera to the photo sharing sites or computer.

SPOT GPS tracker for the adventurous

SPOT GPS tracker for the adventurous

So you put a couple of AA lithium batteries thing and then you start hiking and the folks back home can follow your trip up Mount Everest. There are 4 buttons on this little bugger, Help, ON/OFF, OK/Check, and 911.

Sony Joins HP’s DVD manufactured-on-demand Service

Sony Joins HP’s DVD manufactured-on-demand Service

I got bored reading the overwhelming video-on-demand news these days, not to mention writing one, but may be this MOD from HP is something interesting because I didn’t know its existence till now! Pity me. The DVD manufactured-on-demand service from HP allows retailers to custom order niche and older DVD titles online that’s not available on the video market. Call me old timer, I never heard of DVD manufactured-on-demand service before. The latest news on the street is HP has reached a licensing agreement from Sony, the first Major Studio to support the MOD.

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